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Rotherham vs Coventry Predictions & Tips - Draw Backed in Relegation Six Pointer

  • Rotherham vs Coventry predictions for Thursday’s Championship match
  • The game is being played at 7:00 pm BST at AESSEAL New York Stadium
  • Coventry are winless in their last 9 away matches
  • I am tipping a draw
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Coventry are winless in 4 of their last 5 matches (Getty Images)
Alex Waite 14 Apr 2021
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Rotherham vs Coventry Predictions

Rotherham have picked up important points in their fight against relegation but are in poor form at home. Coventry have struggled for away wins all season, I am backing a draw in the Championship. 

  • Rotherham are winless in 3 of their last 4 matches (Championship)
  • Rotherham are winless in 5 of their last 6 home matches (Championship)
  • Coventry are winless in 4 of their last 5 matches (Championship)
  • Coventry are winless in their last 9 away matches (all competitions)


Coventry have a 12-8 advantage against Rotherham in 27 meetings. Coventry beat Rotherham 3-1 in the reverse fixture at St Andrew's. 

Rotherham Form 

Rotherham beat Queens Park Rangers 3-1 at home on Tuesday, their first win in three matches.

QPR took the lead on 52 minutes but striker Freddie Ladapo scored two goals in two minutes in the second half. Michael Smith added a third late on to give Rotherham an important three points.

The result ended the Millers’ five-match losing streak at the New York Stadium and closed the gap on 21st placed Coventry to three points. 

The Millers have dropped points in recent matches following a 1-0 loss to Millwall, a 3-0 defeat at home to relegation-threatened Wycombe and a 0-0 draw with Huddersfield. 

Rotherham Injuries & Team News

Defenders Joe Mattock and Clark Robertson are unavailable through injury. 

Coventry Form

Coventry lost 4-1away at Bournemouth on Saturday and the Sky Blues struggled in the match with just 33% possession and six shots.

Mark Robins side were unable to build on their recent 3-1 win over Bristol City and are winless in four of their last five Championship matches.

Three consecutive losses away from home leave Coventry in relegation trouble. The Sky Blues lost 2-0 to Luton and 3-0 away at QPR before the loss to Bournemouth. 

Mark Robins side are winless in their last nine away matches and remain three points outside the relegation places with six matches left. 

Coventry Injuries & Team News

Defender Josh Pask is doubtful after being stretchered off against Bournemouth with a head injury. 

Defensive duo Dom Hyam and Michael Rose should be back in contention after missing recent matches due to illness. 

Midfielder Ben Sheaf, forward Jodi Jones and defenders Fankaty Dabo and Josh Reid are all ruled out. 

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Rotherham have picked up important points recently but they have struggled to get results at home. Coventry are in poor form away from home and a cagey draw is likely in this relegation dogfight.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @235.00 at Unibet - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @525.00 at Unibet - 1 Unit

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